Five more local players were added to the Free Press list of local players who are making “Big Names” for themselves while helping their teams.
BIG NAME: Carson Clowers, senior quarterback for the Sterlington Panthers directed four touchdown drives for a big win over Ouachita Christian School. He led the Panthers to win 35-0 completing 10 of 14 passes for 147 yards.
BIG NAME: Luke Denman, Junior fullback for Sterlington, earned a “Big Name” recognition for himself when he picked up 35 yards on three straight carries in 35-0 win against OCS.
BIG NAME: Ouachita’s Chauncey Lewis made an astonishing 32-yard touchdown run with 26 seconds remaining in the third quarter of the Lions win over Sulpher 34-21.
BIG NAME: Ouachita Junior Running back Dylan Roberts posted six plays for 60 yards helping the Lions win over Sulpher. He posted 87 yards in drives. He made the big name list for the second time. The first was his astonishing running game against Richwood.
BIG NAME: Neville Running back Demaine Riley gained most of Neville’s 261 yards rushing against Warren Central. He rushed for 115 yards. Neville lost17-7, but Riley made a big name for himself while helping his team.
Other local players who have made the Free Press Big Names list this season are:
September 2, 2017
BIG NAME: Slade Bolden, West Monroe senior quarterback, led the Rebels to a 40-32 win over John Ehret by leading a five play power drive. He carried the ball five straight plays and notched the final touchdown in a spectacular display of skill that included a 33-yard touchdown in 4th and 1 situation.
BIG NAME: Hidari Ceasar caught an almost impossible pass for the Richwood’s only touch down against Ouachita. It was enough to earn him a big name designation.
BIG NAME: Marquis Hodge of Richwood, led the Rams with 132 rushing yards on 18 carries. Even though the Rams lost the game, Hodge was a standout.
BIG NAME: Max Hunter, of West Monroe Rebels, ran back a kickoff for an unbelievable 95 yards for a touchdown against John Ehret. It was the stuff folks talk about for years.
BIG NAME: Chaunzavia Lewis made a name for himself when the Ouachita Sophore returned the opening kickoff of the second half 80 yards for a touchdown against the Richwood Rams and then topped it off with a 73-yard touchdown run on the first play of a fourth-quarter drive.
BIG NAME: Logan Ramsey made three sacks when the Ouachita Lions played Richwood. One of those sacks was for a loss of 10 yards. It was matched by another for a loss of seven yards.
BIG NAME: Running back Dylan Roberts, a junior, who led Ouachita’s rushing attack against the Richwood Rams. He took a handoff 54 yards for a touchdown and rack up stats of 124 yards on 10 carries.
BIG NAME: Anthony Watson was Richwood’s go-to man against Ouachita. He showed speed and skill but was outclassed by an all powerful Ouachita Defense.
BIG NAME: Neville’s wide receiver Elijah Williams scored a hard fought for a touchdown against Ruston when he caught a pass from and fought his way through several defenders for 29 yards. Neville lost 19-10, but Williams made a name for his team and for himself in spite of the loss
August 26, 2017
BIG NAME: Wossman quarterback Nick Tayler. Proved he has a strong arm and could lead a team under pressure of losing, against the odds.
BIG NAME: Rayland Coleman. The Junior Defensive tackle for Wossman proved that he could do what every defensive player dreams of and that is to pick off a pass and return it for a touchdown. Coleman did that when he picked off a Carroll pass and ran it for a 17-yard touchdown.
BIG NAME: Derrick Logwood. This Outside linebacker proved he has the right stuff when he intercepted a Wossman pass attempt and returned it for a touch down to tie the game 6-6. BIG
NAME: Stephan Maxwell. Friday night Maxwell had a reception party against Caroll. Among his receptions were three in which he scored ten or more yards. He was hard to tackle and most importantly, he held on to the ball and kept moving forward.
BIG NAME: Michael Cameron: From the huddle to playing field the senior strong safety proved to be an effective defensive player who demonstrated leadership and gamesmanship. Stops and tackles that resulted in losses were the order of the night for Cameron which kept up the chins of players even though there was a loss.
BIG NAME: Fantoryian Pendleton of Carroll proved to be a force to reckon with in Friday night’s game against Wossman. He had power, speed, and agility that made his name a name watch in the games to come.
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Enjoy these highlights of OCS vs Sterlington game from award winning photojournalist Kita K. Wright
OCS Vs Sterlington 2017